Electrode Turner and Finisher

Set up and operate machines to perform machining operation.

What does an Electrode Turner and Finisher do?

Sets up and operates machines to perform machining operation, such as boring, threading, and turning on carbon electrodes according to production specifications: Installs specified drilling and threading tools in holders, using handtools. Lifts and centers electrode in chuck of machine, using hoist. Starts machine that automatically drills and threads electrode ends. Positions workpiece in turning lathe. Starts machine, and sets feed and travel controls to machine electrode to specified diameter and surface finish. Verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using calipers.